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Reviewed 3 days ago

Right in the heart of Chiang Mai town is this old historic gate. Evening time is the best during summer. Good place to hand out and catch the local vibe. There are chances of catching a local music performance just outside. You can cross over...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank SumithD_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is just nothing to see here. Some people make selfie, just because they already came here:) So... just small square surrounded by highways, so you can smell a lot of gas here... Brick wall - is it something to see?? They pretend it ancient...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Andy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gate is really a restored brick wall with 2 huge wooden doors its about 100 yards long or so and has a small park there.It is really a photo op place for tourists and not much more,usually nothing there exept people walking through.I was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Goochmann
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The gate is worth 4 stars because it is so significant in Chiang Mai's history. You can tell the bricks are old yet well placed. This is worth seeing and walking thru ..... 'to the other side'.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank AussieRicho1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Basically, it is a big wall (just like any other wall) with stalls selling traditional Thailand foods, crafts. There were also some traditional performance when we went there on a Sunday. Very crowded but you can find many things like food, souvenirs and others here....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank The_Traveler010710
Reviewed 2 August 2019 via mobile

A must go in chiangmai. It's almost like a meeting point for all. U will see ppl taking cardboard to get the flock of pigeons to fly while attempting to take the best ig shot.. I find myself desperately trying to run away from all...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Yenyenyenyenyen
Reviewed 31 July 2019 via mobile

When you hear the history of the ‘old city’ and understand the importance of these ‘gates’ it makes them even more spectacular. Tha Phae Gate is also the ‘go to venue’ during Song Kran also - it is surrounded by a huge festival and markets...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ctoneill
Reviewed 15 July 2019

This is the most typical meeting spot, and the ultimate point of reference for the city. Some people say Chiang Mai does not have a museum because the entire city is a museum, and this is a good example. I am putting 4 and not...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Flow E
Reviewed 30 June 2019

We walked past this gate several times during our week in Chiang Mai. The walk around the gates and the old wall is excellent, allow at least two hours because there is plenty to see as you walk around. When we were in Chiang Mai,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 11 June 2019

The Tha Phae Gate has its origins in the 13th century, when the province acted as the capital of the Lanna Kingdom, which became part of Thailand much later. The gate is some of what remains of the wall that used to protect the city...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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13 October 2018|
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Response from RegQuinton | Reviewed this property |
There are a ton of temples in Chiang Mai. Walk towards the center of the old city and you'll have your fill.
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19 February 2017|
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Response from GKBrash | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know the lanterns are really a big deal on New Years Eve. During other times of the year I could not answer with any certainty.